intellectual property

KOL364 | Soho Forum Debate vs. Richard Epstein: Patent and Copyright Law Should Be Abolished

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 364. This is my Soho Forum debate held Nov. 15, 2021, in Manhattan, against professor Richard Epstein, moderated by Gene Epstein. I defended the resolution “all patent and copyright law should be abolished” and Professor Epstein opposed it. Oxford debate rules applied which meant that whoever changed the most minds […]

KOL354 | CDA §230, Being “Part of the State,” Co-ownership, Causation, Defamation, with Nick Sinard

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 354. Libertarian Nicholas Sinard asked me to field some questions about the referenced issues, so we did so. Update: some of these issues also discussed in Libertarian Answer Man: Restrictive Covenants and Homeowners Associations (HOAs) and Libertarian Answer Man: Restrictive Covenants, Reserved Rights, and Copyright. Relevant links: No, Libertarians, We Should NOT […]

KOL353 | Zoom AMA on IP, Argumentation Ethics, Norms vs. Facts

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 353. Some twitter users were confused about IP and whether stealing someone’s document from their safe implied damages greater than stealing a blank document, and whether this difference implied IP, etc. So I did an impromptu zoom and a few people joined to ask questions about this and other matters. […]

KOL349 | CouchStreams Ep 58 on Break the Cycle with Joshua Smith

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 349. Recorded July 13, 2021. Excerpt: Stephan on the NAP Join the patreon at Join Subscribestar at… Tips at available on all of your favorite podcast apps. for dope gear.

KOL259-2 | Destination Unknown with Vin Armani and Dave Butler: Government vs. the State, Intellectual Property (New Hampshire Liberty Forum 2019)

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 259-2. Recorded Feb. 8, 2019. On Feb. 8, 2019, I delivered a talk at the New Hampshire Liberty Forum in Manchester NH: KOL259 | “How To Think About Property”, New Hampshire Liberty Forum 2019. While there I was a guest on the Vin Armani and Dave Butler (of Vin and Dave’s Destination Unknown podcast) […]

KOL347 | This Time I’m Curious Ep. 1: The Libertarian Movement, AI Rights, UFOs, Music, Movies, Alcohol

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 347. My appearance on a new youtube channel, This Time I’m Curious (TTIC) with Jesse Munson, Episode 1 (recorded July 4, 2021). We talked about a variety of topics — the history/evolution of libertarianism and my involvement in it, Ayn Rand, the Ron Paul movement, animal rights, AI consciousness and […]

Was the most fervent believer in intellectual property rights an IP thief? (Christian Science Monitor, 2011)

Just came across this article I wrote 10 years ago for the Christian Science Monitor, that I had totally forgotten about.   Was the most fervent believer in intellectual property rights an IP thief? Libertarian guru Andrew Galambos’ intellectual property beliefs were so extreme that he paid royalties to the descendants of Thomas Paine every […]

KOL346 | Copyright and Satoshi’s Legacy: The Tatiana Show, with Tatiana Moroz

Kinsella on Liberty Podcast, Episode 346. I was a guest on the Tatiana Show, with host Tatiana Moroz. (Released July 1, 2021, recorded June 30, 2021). Transcript below. Youtube: [tbd] Original youtube: From her shownotes: COPYRIGHT & SATOSHI’S LEGACY WITH STEPHAN KINSELLA OF THE OPEN CRYPTO ALLIANCE On June 29, 2021, a UK court found that Australian […]